Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois House ’

Mark Batinick the clear choice to replace Tom Cross

November 11, 2013
Mark Batinick the clear choice to replace Tom Cross

Mark Batinick will be a State Representative who will work hard to receive the ringing endorsement of the hardworking taxpayers of Illinois.

GOP State Reps. Halbrook, Schmitz will not seek re-election

September 13, 2013
GOP State Reps. Halbrook, Schmitz will not seek re-election

Republican State Reps. Brad Halbrook and Tim Schmitz will not seek re-election in 2014.

D-J: State Rep. Pam Roth stepping down

July 10, 2013
D-J: State Rep. Pam Roth stepping down

State Rep. Pam Roth (R-Morris) is resigning from the state legislature and moving with her family to Texas.

TRIBUNE: Quinn suspends lawmakers’ salaries in pension dispute

July 10, 2013
TRIBUNE: Quinn suspends lawmakers’ salaries in pension dispute

Gov. Pat Quinn suspends state lawmakers' pay until they come up with a comprehensive solution to the state's public pension mess.

SJ-R: Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

July 9, 2013
SJ-R: Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

Illinois joined the rest of the nation Tuesday by authorizing its residents to carry concealed weapons.

TRIBUNE: Madigan pension reforms pass House

May 2, 2013
TRIBUNE: Madigan pension reforms pass House

The Illinois House today approved a far-reaching pension reform plan pushed by Speaker Michael Madigan that is headed for an uncertain fate in the Senate.

Minority status in a legislative body is no excuse for inaction

April 23, 2012
Minority status in a legislative body is no excuse for inaction

It’s time for a “brain wave” caucus to form in the Illinois General Assembly. In fact it’s long over due.